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New Year Family Activities

New Year’s Activities for Kids and the Family

December 27th, 2021 2021-12-28T10:12:45-08:00 2021-12-27T08:00:51-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

New Year celebration activities can be perfect for taking a little bit of time to reflect on the previous year and talk about wishes for the New Year. What do you want to do more of? What do you want to avoid? This day has always been a day to gather with those who are included in your family. Here are 5 new year celebration activities for your family and friends to celebrate with.

Holiday Family Activities

10 Holiday Family Activities

December 18th, 2019 2019-12-19T12:29:11-08:00 2019-12-18T06:00:00-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

10 fun family activities to do over the holidays. These activities not only bring fun to the family but they also improve learning skills too. Activities vary from game night (with suggested games), to movie night, to special decorating activities.

Family Crafts and Things to Do This Holiday

December 17th, 2018 2018-12-20T10:30:26-08:00 2018-12-17T08:00:36-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Quality family time can be the backbone for the learning experiences your children will build from. Make sure to take this opportunity over the holiday break to bring the family together for positive learning experiences.

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6 Fun Family Activities Prevent the Summer Slide!

July 19th, 2017 2018-12-12T16:04:18-08:00 2017-07-19T15:17:48-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

It’s not too late to prevent the summer slide with fun family activities. The activities are geared for elementary, middle, and high school kids. Listen to the audio. Activities include weekly trips, nature adventures, and home activities.

4th of July Family Activities: Improve Learning Skills

4th of July Family Activities Improve Learning Skills

July 2nd, 2017 2017-07-03T19:29:06-07:00 2017-07-02T22:13:50-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Participate in fun family activities on July 4th to improve learning skills. You can do some simple activities on July 4th and give your learning skills a boost. Relay races and games can and do build learning skills.

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This Summer Give Your Kids a Summer Academic Advantage

June 5th, 2015 2016-06-22T00:46:26-07:00 2015-06-05T00:27:26-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

On the Academic Advantage Webinar you will learn the simple steps you can take this summer so your kids not only have fun but they also improve their learning skills. Those that attend will also get a complimentary copy of the BT Family Activity Book.

Remember, studies show that kids that do some learning activities on a regular basis over the summer gain an additional 3 to 6 months of knowledge. Those that don’t lose a minimum of 2 1/2 months of the knowledge they learned the prior school year.

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Summer Activities for Kids Give an Academic Edge

June 1st, 2015 2017-05-18T22:05:32-07:00 2015-06-01T22:58:55-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Summer break is upon us. How do you keep your kids engaged over the summer? And is it important to keep your kids engaged and learning?

During summertime your kids are active but not necessarily hitting the books. Kids that don’t engage in any learning activities over the summer lose 2 1/2 months of the prior school year. Those that do, retain knowledge and gain an additional 3 months of academic skill.

Learn step-by-step how to set your summer up for success!

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Family Activities for Spring Break

March 31st, 2015 2016-03-14T20:18:35-07:00 2015-03-31T01:40:42-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

One of the best parts of spring break was the break away from ‘all things school.’ Little did I know then that I was learning just the same. Trips to the Art Institute, the Museum of Science and Industry, or the Natural History Museum were often on our schedule.

Of course game playing was also a big part of spring break as well as the extra time to read pleasure books.

So, my gift to you is a short list of family activities…excerpts from The BT Family Activity Book. Get more of the over 80 activities here.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 14th, 2015 2015-02-28T02:36:54-08:00 2015-02-14T01:34:23-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Spending time thinking about and doing a random act of kindness is important, not just on February 17th, when it is celebrated, but as many days as you can. Start the discussion at dinnertime. Talk about what you did or what you can do tomorrow as a random act of kindness. The more you share, the more acts of kindness you will think of.

Improve Reading and Writing Skills with Family Activities

January 28th, 2014 2016-02-25T01:09:40-08:00 2014-01-28T16:42:01-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Awaken the Scholar Within Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Program is designed specifically for struggling learners who are falling through the cracks: kids with dyslexia, ADHD, learning challenges, Autism, or even gifted learners who just take too long to do their homework. Filled with simple activities that are easy for anyone to implement in just […]

Best Family Activities Improve Reading Skills Quickly

November 12th, 2013 2016-02-25T01:09:40-08:00 2013-11-12T20:19:33-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Can Family Activities Improve Reading and Writing Skills and Family Education Too? Awaken the Scholar Within Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Program is available online.  Bonnie Terry states, “I especially designed this program for struggling learners that are falling through the cracks, those kids with dyslexia, ADHD, learning challenges, Autism, or that are even gifted […]

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